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Variant of burqa.


(ˈbɜːkə) or


(Clothing & Fashion) variant spellings of burqa
[C19: from Arabic]
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Noun1.burka - a loose garment (usually with veiled holes for the eyes) worn by Muslim women especially in India and Pakistanburka - a loose garment (usually with veiled holes for the eyes) worn by Muslim women especially in India and Pakistan; "the Taliban forced all women to wear the burqa"
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
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The 27-year-old was last seen fleeing a London mosque in the burka on Friday.
HOME Secretary Theresa May has insisted a terror suspect who escaped surveillance by disguising himself in a burka does not pose "a direct threat to the public in the UK", despite mounting concern over his disappearance.
MUSLIM women should be free to wear the burka, Theresa May said yesterday as Tory MPs called for the garment to be banned after a terror suspect used it as a disguise to evade the security services.
BURKA, West Bank -- Palestinian farmers on Thursday reclaimed lands they had lost decades earlier to an Israeli settlement, celebrating a rare legal victory their lawyer said illustrates that Israel's settlement enterprise is reversible.
It is explained that the initial segment that is 60km long, starts at Kombolcha town and links it with Burka town.
We will make sure that everyone gets a chance to watch Burka Avenger fight for justice, peace and education for all.
London, July 25 ( ANI ): Wonder Woman and Supergirl now have a new Pakistani female super heroine- Burka Avenger.
She is the reason many of us will be waving the white flag on our bikinis this summer and going in search of a full-length burka instead.
If that happens with the burka ban, I will not shed a tear," she told the Volkskrant newspaper in an interview published today.
If Perry attends, don't expect a dramatic improvement, says Paul Burka, senior executive editor at Texas Monthly.
Racing against the likes of Olympic champion Nancy Jebet Langat of Kenya and former indoor world champion Gelete Burka of Ethiopia, Maryam was in a class of her own and she displayed her strong early-season form by securing the win with a solo run in the home stretch.
France has introduced a ban on both the burka and niqab, those face-obscuring garments worn by conservative Muslim women.